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Coached by Nigel Sears
Mother is Ulle (tennis coach); father is Andrus (manager at Port of Tallinn); has a half-sister (works at H&M); introduced to tennis at age 6 by mother (was her coach until age 11, then worked with Estonian coaches)
Aggressive player; favorite shot is forehand. Favorite surface is hard; favorite tournament is Wimbledon
Enjoys shopping, going to movies and seeing friends
Tennis idols are Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka. Goal is to reach Top 10
Winner (1): 2017 - 's-Hertogenbosch.
Finalist (5): 2020 - Palermo; 2019 - Stuttgart; 2018 - Wuhan; 2017 - Bien/Bienne, Gstaad.
Estonian Fed Cup Team, 2011-12, 2014-20.
Career in Review
2019 - Third Top-50 season (finishing No.26); runner-up at Stuttgart (l. to Kvitova); SF at Miami (l. to Barty); QF at Brisbane (l. to Tsurenko); reached 4r once, 3r four times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open) and 2r five times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r four times (incl. Roland Garros).
2018 - Second Top-50 season (finishing No.21); runner-up at Wuhan (l. to Sabalenka); SF at Stuttgart (l. Ka.Pliskova) and Rome (l. to Svitolina); QF at Moscow (l. Jabeur); reached 4r at Australian Open (l. to Suárez Navarro) and Roland Garros (l. to Stephens), 3r four times (incl. Wimbledon) and 2r seven times; fell 1r six times (incl. US Open and RR at WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai) and in qualifying once; made Top 20 debut on October 22 (after Moscow; rose from No.21 to No.20).
2017 - First year-end finish inside the Top 50 and second non-consecutive in the Top 100 (finishing at No.34); captured first career singles title at ‘s-Hertogenbosch (d. Vikhlyantseva); runner-up at Biel (l. Vondrousova) and Gstaad (l. Bertens); reached two QF at Stuttgart (l. Sharapova) and Rome (l. Halep); advanced to two 3r, including Wimbledon (l. Wozniacki); made four 2r appearances (Roland Garros, l. Muguruza); fell in 1r on nine occasions (incl. other two majors).
2016 - Breakthrough season in 2017, finishing on a ranking of No.34, up from No.110 in 2016 – first year-end finish inside Top 50 and second non-consecutive year in Top 100… 2017 season highlighted by winning first career singles title at ‘s-Hertogenbosch (d. Vikhlyantseva in F)… Also reached finals at Biel/Benne (l. Vondrousova) and Gstaad (l. Bertens)… Hit career-high singles ranking of No.27 on July 24, 2017 following run at Gstaad… Also advanced to quarterfinals at Stuttgart and Rome, where she posted her first career win over a reigning No.1 with defeat of Kerber in 2r.
2015 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.91); reached 4r once (US Open); made Top 100 debut afterwards on September 14 (rose from No.152 to No.96); reached 2r twice; fell 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying five times (incl. other two majors); also won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2014 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r four times (incl. Wimbledon - l. to Dellacqua 36 76(4) 63; held 1mp at 63 54) and in qualifying three times (incl. Roland Garros); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2013 - Played first WTA main draw at Miami, falling 1r (as WC); won four singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2012 - Played first WTA qualifying at Copenhagen and Moscow; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.